[CentOS-devel] What name would be acceptable for Desktop version of CentOS?

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Fri Jan 20 19:03:19 UTC 2012

On 01/20/2012 07:56 PM, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jan 2012, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
>> I would like to stay as close as possible to CentOS name,
>> because it practically is CentOS, with third-party
>> repositories enabled
> You know, the CentOS project takes much care to avoid coming
> 'too close' to the trade marks of others ... It is just
> unfriendly not to respect that effort and history, and to
> consciously try to be 'as close as possible' to the mark of
> another
> the proposed name form will cause brand confusion in the mind
> of un-careful readers who do not follow 'inside baseball'
> branding issues.  It will result in 'load' coming to the
> CentOS support venues, rather than the place that shipped
> non-CentOS code.  When the such confused souls do show up
> anyway in CentOS support venue, the load will fall on people
> other than your sub-project, Ljubomir.  Is this just?
> Please choose something else

Once again, THAT IS why I am asking here before I make any decision. My 
first impulse was CentDOS, but I chose to suppress it and come here and 
ask for projects opinion what is and what is not acceptable, and choose 
from acceptable ones.


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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